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Man in custody after two-county police chase ends in North Ridgeville

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    North Ridgeville police and fire take handling the vehicle involved in a chase from Olmsted Falls into the city of North Ridgeville that ended when the car was damaged on the roundabout at 83 and Mills Road. The driver fled and was arrested shortly after he ran.



NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A man was in custody Thursday afternoon after a police chase from Olmsted Township to North Ridgeville.

North Ridgeville Police Chief Michael Freeman said Olmsted Township police stopped a driver there for outstanding warrants. The driver drove away, and North Ridgeville police assisted in the chase on Bainbridge Road.

The driver crashed near the roundabout at state Route 83 and Mills Road and ran into a wooded area, leaving the car behind. Officers found the suspect with the help of police dogs.

Freeman said more information will be released later, including the suspect’s name and the charges filed as a result of the incident.

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